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July 15, 2014Press Item
Fifty years ago, President Johnson said this on the War on Poverty. He so boldly declared – now, I am old enough that I heard him say this, and I was excited about it: ‘It will not be a short or easy struggle.
July 15, 2014Press Item
I rise to speak on this bill but not to offer an amendment. I don't offer an amendment because to offer an amendment I would have to identify an offset within the body of this bill. This bill is deeply and harmfully underfunded. 
July 15, 2014Press Item
There's some good news. The good news is that this Committee is chaired by someone who wants to invest in America, grow jobs, and expand our economy.
July 15, 2014Press Item
House Republicans are resisting bringing legislation to the Floor that would provide critical assistance to address the humanitarian crisis at the border, because of the cost – yet, those same House Republicans have passed multiple tax extender bills that add hundreds of billions to the deficit.
July 15, 2014Press Item
Today's Economic and Budget Outlook from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office ought to be a stark reminder that Congress must work together to promote fiscal sustainability over the long term.
July 14, 2014Press Item
While I believe it is positive that the Acting Director reported this incident to the Inspector General, I am concerned that the current culture in the Baltimore office may have contributed to this occurring in the first place.
July 14, 2014Press Item
In passing this resolution, the House came together to stand in support of Israel’s right to defend itself against an onslaught of rockets fired at peaceful communities within its borders. 
July 14, 2014Press Item
I’m pleased to join in welcoming you to Maryland for this year’s summer conference
July 14, 2014Press Item
“Since joining my staff four years ago, Mariel has excelled in every role she’s taken on,” said Whip Hoyer.
July 11, 2014Press Item
“America has much to gain through close engagement and partnership with the world’s largest democracy,” said Whip Hoyer.
July 11, 2014Press Item
This week, the House joined together and passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a bipartisan bill to help Americans access the education and training they need to find jobs.
July 10, 2014Press Item
It is deeply disappointing that Speaker Boehner and House Republicans are choosing to waste time and taxpayers' dollars with a political lawsuit whose sole objective is to score partisan points.
July 9, 2014Press Item
President Obama is correct – responding to the humanitarian crisis at the border will require Congress to work together in a responsible and bipartisan way.
July 9, 2014Press Item
Unfortunately, Leader Pelosi couldn’t be here this afternoon, and she asked me to convey her greetings to all of you and to express her gratitude to Nina and the entire Wallenberg family along with her congratulations on the presentation of this gold medal.